Accession Number:

ADA184422

Title:

Officer Career Development: Reactions of Two Unrestricted Line Communities to Detailers

Descriptive Note:

Rept. no. 6 (Final) Jan 1984-Jan 1986

Corporate Author:

NAVY PERSONNEL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER SAN DIEGO CA

Report Date:

1987-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

44.0

Abstract:

This report is the sixth in a series that examines officer career development. Two unrestricted line officer communities were examined surface warfare officers SWOs and general unrestricted line officers GenURLs. The purpose of the research was to collect data to help policy makers and career managers improve the officer assignment detailing process. Questionnaire data regarding officers perceptions of their detailers were analyzed N 997 and interpreted in terms of negotiation concepts. It was found that officers believed that detailers basically used an integrative responsive bargaining style, but that some specific detailer traits and behaviors need to be changed. A conceptual model that had been formulated to explain officer perceptions was found to be useful. Recommendations were presented regarding how the detailing system could be improved.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE